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  • Movement vs. Exercise
    The benefits of frequent movement over formal exerise
    In a month, people all over the world will set New Year's resolutions to exercise more. Gym memberships spike in January and for the first few months of the year. More people line up at the bench press, ready to undo any damage that may have...
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    The pros and cons of planes of motion
    Fitness tends to have buzzwords, and one of the recent buzzwords seems to be functional fitness, moving the body in ways it was meant to be moved, training it for everyday activities. How often do you hear a friend say they threw their back out...
  • AN ADOBE HOUSE, IN SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO, CONVERTED TO SOLAR ENERGY HEATING. INSIDE THE GLASS-COVERED ROOF PANELS FORCED AIR PASSES OVER A BLACKENED METAL SURFACE AND IS HEATED. SOME TWO TONS OF ROCKS UNDER THE HOUSE STORES THE ENERGY FOR NIGHTTIME USE
    What is the self reliance movement?
    The self reliance movement is a work in progress and includes the ability to be completely self sufficient in every possible way. Can you imagine your world with no electric, water, or sewer bill? How about the ability to produce and store 80-100...
  • Play Time and Preschooler: Jumping
    Play Times Plus Preschoolers: A Magnetic Connection!
    10 Strategies to Nurture Movement DevelopmentNew brain development research gives caregivers and parents insights into the many connections between playing and the opportunities for learning.We also know that the terrific benefits children gain...
  • Movement
    Movement sets the stage for summer, welcomes crowds to Detroit
    Over 100,000 people packed into Hart Plaza during the Memorial weekend to dance to the music that filled the expansive venue. The grounds were saturated with techno fans from every country, state and city imaginable- and those living in Detroit...
  • Painful back muscles affect the neck and shoulders
    Do you have aging parents with painful muscles and limited neck/ shoulder range?
    According to this article: "The Census Bureau currently projects that the baby-boom population will total 61.3 million in 2029, when the youngest boomers reach age 65. By 2031, when the youngest baby boomers reach age 67 (the age at which...
  • Tug-of-war
    Ultimate list of fun ideas and activities to get more movement in your life
    It is never too late to start moving and begin a personal and fun exercise program for yourself.Weight reduction, zapping stress, improving mental or physical health, and living longer are just some of the reasons people enjoy exercising. Here is...
  • ADULT
    Moogfest 2014 features Detroit artists
    Moogfest, a music festival and conference that explores the ingenuity of Bob Moog, will feature performances by a massive roster of artists, including many from Detroit. Music Showcases curated by experimental labels include Detroit's Movement...
  • Fostering Dreams Through Dance
    Fostering Dreams through the Power of Dance
    “Dance has given me an outlet to find myself...tobe myself...and tobe a part of a community,” says Melanie Buttarazzi, creator of Fostering Dreams Through Dance.Designed to empower and inspire foster and under-privileged children,the...
  • Is your posture causing you pain?
    Is your posture causing you pain?
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    Community organizer reduces acts of violence
    What career combines the arts of diplomacy, organizing, speaking, teaching, writing, fund raising, leadership development with a passion to resolve violence?Ask most leaders of movements focused on resolving violence what they do for a living. ...
  • Move to learn
    Thinking and moving: body-mind fitness
    It is in the act of moving that one learns to think. The complex integrative unit called the brain is the 'great' processor of all the neuronal messages that are generated in even the simplest movement of an infant.Those muscle messages...
  • AUTISM BRAINSTORM: Music, Sound, Music and Autism
    AUTISM BRAINSTORM: Music, Sound, Movement and Autism LIVE Google Hangout
    This Autism Roundtable Panel will focus on Music, Sound, Movement and Autism. The discussion will primarily be lead by Alex Doman of Advanced Brain Technologies and Joanne Lara of Autism Movement Therapy.Additional panelists are Frank Louis Allen...
  • 5Rhythms Tai Chi Free Dance
    Tai Chi At 5Rhythms Dance Workshop in Hallandale
    5Rhythms Dance offered me the opportunity to do my Tai Chi, once again, on Friday night, June 28, in Hallandale Beach. Amber Ryan of Costa Rica led the group in a glorious session of called Stepping Into The Fire. The attendance was about 35...
  • Fun and Fitness Fanatics Who Happen to be Golden
    Fun and Fitness Fanatics Who Happen to be Golden
    With much interest being shown by the seniors of San Antonio, many centers are meeting the requests of seniors who love dancing. They are bringing dancing to them in the morning, afternoon and evenings in the form of Zumba Gold® in some...